Joseph John Patay

August 21, 1931 - February 15, 2014 

Joseph John Patay

August 21, 1931 - February 15, 2014 

Obituary for Joseph John Patay

Joseph John Patay, 82, passed away February 15, 2014, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. He was born August 21, 1931, to Joseph and Elizabeth Patay in Toledo. He grew up in East Toledo, where he attended Holy Rosary School and Waite High School before graduating from Macomber. Joe graduated with a degree in engineering from the University of Toledo, where he was a member of the Gamma Nu chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity. He honorably served his country in the Navy during the Korean War after being called into active duty from the reserves. Joe worked for many years as a traffic engineer for the City of Toledo. He was an avid historian of the City of Toledo and enjoyed collecting antique radios and light bulbs.
Joe is survived by his children, Mary Patay, Joseph (Natalie) Patay, Margaret (Osmundy) Malangalila, Suzanne (Chad) Aquillo; grandchildren, Natalie, Clara Carmine, Zia, Gahmoto. He was preceded in death by his wife, Maureen in 1995; sister, Elizabeth Anderson and brother, Leonard Patay.
Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated 10 a.m. Wednesday, at Corpus Christi Church. Friends are invited to visit from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, at Ansberg-West Funeral Home 3000 Sylvania Avenue. Interment in Mount Carmel Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity. Online condolences may be left for Joe's family at www.ansberg-west.com

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